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{{Infobox Person
|employer = OwnerRostron Parry
|loc = London
|job = Owner
|name = Simon Rostron
|pic = SimonRostron.jpg
|twitter = @SimonRostron|LinkedIn = http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/simon-rostron/3/104/730
|url = [http://www.rostronparry.com www.rostronparry.com]
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Simon Rostron is a London-based public relations and marketing professional. He is the owner and co-founder of [[Rostron Parry Ltd.]], a public relations and marketing firm specializing in financial market clients. He is also director at RDA Associates, a new media communications company serving the financial services industry.
Simon Rostron is a London-based public relations and marketing professional. He is the owner and co-founder or [[Rostron Parry Ltd.]], a public relations and marketing firm specializing in financial market clients. Rostron is a former financial journalist and former trading -floor -based [[market-maker]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.rostronparry.com/simonrostron.html|name=Simon Rostron|org=Rostron Parry|date=April 11, 2012}}</ref>
== Background ==
 Before forming [[Rostron Parry Ltd.]] with J[[ohn John Parry]] in 1991, Rostron and Parry worked for the international marketing and public relations firm [[Trimedia]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.rostronparry.com/rp.html|name=Rostron Parry Ltd.|org=Rostron Parry Ltd.|date=April 11, 2012}}</ref> Rostron was a managing director for Trimedia based in London from 1988 to 1991.
After graduating from Oxford, Rostron worked in City of London on the [[London Stock Exchange]] floor as an Authorized Clerk for Wedd Durlacher from 1977 to 1981.
Rostron helped found [[Futures & Options World]] magazine during a brief career as a journalist at the dawn of the era of financial futures in London in the early 1980s. Rostron's later partner [[John Parry]] was the first editor of [[FOW magazineMagazine]].
He is a collector of vintage books and also a long-time wine collector. In 2007, he participated in a wine tasting exercise for the European Wall Street Journal.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://online.wsj.com/article/SB118004372880713911.html|name=In France's Cabard├Ęs, Bordeaux Meets Languedoc|org=Wall Street Journal|date=April 11, 2012}}</ref>
==Charitable Work==
[[File:Simon Rostron2.jpg{{!}}200px]]
In 2012, Rostron accepted a challenge from [[John Lothian]] to raise money for the UK-based charity [[Futures For Kids]] by wearing a kilt to the gala dinner at the [[IDX]] 2012 conference in London. Lothian had accepted the challenge from the FT's [[Jeremy Grant]] the previous year.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.justgiving.com/Simon-Rostron-27June|name=Simon Rostron is Fundraising|org=Just Giving|date=April 11, 2012}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.johnlothiannewsletter.com/2012/03/the-richness-of-giving/|name=The Richness of Giving|org=John Lothian NewsletterNews|date=April 11, 2012}}</ref>
== Education ==
 
Rostron graduated with a degree in natural sciences from the University of Oxford (Pembroke College) in 1976.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/simon-rostron/3/104/730|name=Simon Rostron|org=LinkedIn|date=April 11, 2012}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://burgenstock.sfoa.org/2007/Rostron.htm|name=Simon Rostron|org=Swiss Futures & Options Association|date=April 11, 2012}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.hedgefundintelligence.com/Product/12525/Previous-Events/InvestHedge-Forum-2010.html?ElementId=9147|name=Previous Events|org=Hedge Fund Intelligence|date=April 11, 2012}}</ref>
==Resources==
 
*[http://simonrostron.blogspot.com/ Rostron's Ramblings] blog
*[http://www.rostronparry.com www.rostronparry.com] Rostron Parry Website
== References ==
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